Posted: 03/12/2013 - When land is used for agriculture, it gets special tax breaks. But when you break that land down into smaller pieces and sell it as residential property, the new owners get stuck with the taxes.
Posted: 03/07/2013 - Georgia labor officials say there was a loss of 47,700 mostly seasonal jobs and an increase in initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits over the month.
Updated: 03/05/2013 - News 12 has received the official letter from the Department of Energy deputy secretary to Gov. Nikki Haley about the effects of sequestration.
Posted: 03/04/2013 - Automatic spending cuts took effect Friday, and they're touch a vast range of government services -- many that are hitting close to home.
Updated: 02/27/2013 - A Barnwell County ambulance service will have to pay back hundreds of thousands of dollars. The feds are accusing the Williston Rescue Squad of Medicare fraud. But one county councilman fears how this will affect the 40,000 people who depend on this ambulance service.
Updated: 09/05/2013 - Hagler Systems is transitioning out of South Carolina back to Augusta and is bringing jobs with them.
Posted: 02/20/2013 - The 3-year-old family-owned business, which includes his brother and cousin, has seen a drastic increase in repossessions over the past two months.
Updated: 09/05/2013 - Operation will be moved to its former Sand Bar Ferry Road building in Augusta near Bobby Jones Expressway. The investment for the facility is expected to be over $6 million.
Updated: 09/05/2013 - Gov. Nikki Haley and officials from Recleim have announced that the recycler company will establish its first recycling plant in Aiken County, bringing with it 200 new jobs.
Posted: 02/19/2013 - News 12 has learned that Gov. Nikki Haley is going to make an announcement on Wednesday morning about a company coming to Aiken County.
Updated: 02/19/2013 - Filling our tanks is emptying our wallets. Prices at the pump have risen for 32 days straight, and unfortunately it doesn't look like we'll be getting a break anytime soon.
Updated: 02/13/2013 - Could Aiken County voters be asked to pay a more for schools again? Three years ago, a multi-million dollar bond referendum was defeated in a landslide, but the idea for a new one has come up again.
Updated: 02/08/2013 - A recent study by TransUnion ranks Augusta as the sixth worst in the nation when it comes to credit scores. Local experts worry this is only going to confuse people even more.
Updated: 02/06/2013 - North Augusta leaders unveiled the project in December. They've heard a lot of praise and anger, too. There are plenty of concerns about traffic and noise. But what's also creating concern is how they're going to pay for it all.
Updated: 02/06/2013 - You go to school for nearly 20 years, all with the hopes that when you graduate, you'll get a job. But with our area's unemployment rate up to 9.8 percent, that's not so easy.
Updated: 01/25/2013 - Apple Inc.'s stock has been falling since an earnings report on Wednesday. It fell another 1.8 percent on Friday to $442.60 for a market capitalization of $415.6 billion.